2013-01-25 07:27:53 -
Navfree is now powered by AND Geocoding Solution for improved address search
Rotterdam, 25 January 2013 - AND has extended its agreement with Navmii
following the successful introduction of Navmii GPS Live in 2010. AND now also
offers a geocoding solution to improve address search within the OSM based
Navfree navigation apps.
UK based Navfree, a 'major player' in mobile navigation, is among the top free
GPS navigation apps on Android and iOS. Navfree reached its 12 millionth
registered user in January 2013 with rapid growth seeing two million users added
between September 2012 and January 2013. Navfree is available in more than 30
countries with more than 1 million journeys made each day using the app.
Powered by OpenStreetMap, Navfree's navigation system is continually updated by
users with more than
20,000 map corrections made every month, making it one of
the most accurate free GPS systems available. Navfree now will start using the
AND geocoding solution to improve address search within the Navfree apps.
AND Chief Executive Officer Hugo van der Linde: 'We are happy to strengthen our
partnership with Navmii who will use our geocoding solution. This is in line
with the previously announced strategic direction and the implementation of
Navfree CEO Peter Atalla said: "We continually strive to offer our users the
best possible service and ANDs geocoding solution will make searching for an
address easy and extremely accurate. We are delighted to be working with AND and
look forward to our users enjoying an even better service from our free GPS
AND provides worldwide digital maps and location-based services. The company
focuses on adding location intelligence to improve business processes through
location technologies and big geo data.
This is a translation of the Dutch press release. In the event of any
discrepancy, the Dutch version will prevail.
For more information
Contact for AND: Hugo van der Linde (CEO), Tel: +31 10 8851200 or check
Contact for Navmii: Caroline Goulden (PR Manager), Tel: +44 (0) 7904105151 or
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